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Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Chinese Chicken Salad, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ann Marie Smith
Added: Monday, October 30, 2006


2 cups cooked chicken breasts diced
1 can mandarin oranges drained
Mixed greens
2 scallions diced
2 stalks celery diced
1/3 c. chopped walnuts
1 T. sesame seeds toasted
1/2 c. diced carrot
1/2 c. sugar snap peas
1/4 lb. crispy chow mein noodles

1/4 c rice vinegar
1 1/2 T. sugar
3/4 tsp. salt
1/3 c. peanut oil (walnut and sesame oils can be substituted)

Dissolve vinegar, sugar and salt on the stove. Remove from heat and whisk in the peanut oil.
Toss all the ingredients and drizzle the dressing on top. Finish with the chow mein noodles.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The kids love this. As do the adults. It's sweet, tangy and crunchy.




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